One of the specialties of Kerala is the variations in which one comes across in the cooking styles. This is even more evident when you travel to different regions and the Appam in Malabar style is a prime example of the same. These fluffy pancakes are a staple across the State and the Malabari variant of the same is a favourite among all our visitors.
Aadu Attipathal is among the most loved mutton dishes in all of Kerala cuisine, with its hot flavour and juicy texture making the most of the base protein. Loved by visitors and locals alike, its ingredient list and technique emanate from the hills of Malabar itself. The recipe below will help you recreate this intricate delicacy in your own kitchen as well.
A breakfast staple eaten all over the state, Puttu is a cylindrical steamed rice cake. Puttu can be eaten along with fish curry also.
Karikku Dosa or Tender Coconut Pancake is a delicious and healthy breakfast dish popular in Kerala homes.
Pathiri could be easily described as delicious Malabari pancakes and these specially made crispy delicacies act as the perfect foil to traditional Malayali chicken and fish curry.
The very mention of Appam and Chicken Stew brings a smile to every Malayalis face. This combination is now famous across the world with the crispy yet delicate Appam, dipped in a hot and spicy chicken broth, becoming a staple representative of Kerala cuisine.
Thal or Yam StemCurry is a delicacy of tribal cuisine and local preparation among the Kerala households. A delectable method of preparing yam stems, Thal Curry is an exotic dish that utilizes a rustic blend of spices.
Meen Mulakittathu along with Kappa is the epitome of an ideal Kerala meal. With the right blend of spices, a perfectly cooked piece of Kappa almost melts in your mouth. And everyone agrees that fish is the perfect accompaniment to Kappa.
Meen Pathiri, a pancake stuffed with fish. It is usually prepared for dinner. It is part of the local cuisine among the Mappilas of North Malabar and Malabar in Kerala.
Chicken Pepper Fry or Pepper Chicken Fry is a popular chicken curry that is usually served with rice varieties and chappathis.
Malabar Chicken Biriyani is a non-vegetarian rice dish that has taken over the food world. This delicacy from the Malabar region of Kerala is very popular, especially amongst Biriyani lovers.
Chicken Thoran or Chicken prepared in Kerala stir-fried style, is a combination side dish best for cooked rice.
This Chicken Curry preparation is rich in spice and embraces the rustic style of Kerala cooking. While it has variations in terms of ingredients used from the usual chicken curry, there are certain similarities that that strike a chord as you sample its scrumptious flavour. This delicious dish is perfectly complemented by rice and roti.
The ideal accompaniment to your Christmas dinner, this Chicken Mint Roast will ensure a rollercoaster ride of flavours for your taste buds.
Malabar style Kozhippidi is a delicious Kerala dish where soft rice dumplings are cooked along with spicy chicken curry
Thalassery Kozhicurry or Thalassery Chicken Curry is a Malabar specialty that is famous for its elevated spice levels that seize your taste buds for a wild ride with the very first bite itself.
The Northern reaches of Malabar are historically considered a paradise for spice lovers, and the Malabar Mutton Biriyani is among the finest proponents of the same. Imagine soft, succulent and high-grade mutton being cooked perfectly in a specialised spice blend, with techniques that have been passed down for centuries.
Mutton stew is a very good side-dish for Appam and Idiappam.
Beef Kurumulakittathu is a popular Malabar Cuisine that goes perfectly with rice, chappathi, and parotta.
According to Keralites, Beef Fry is not just a dish, but an emotion. We are utterly passionate about our cuisine and there is no dish that arouses emotion in our hearts like a well-cooked Beef Fry. When prepared properly, this dish has a crispy exterior but will melt into your mouth and that is exactly what this recipe will help you create.
Rice and ghee (ney) are both beloved staples in Kerala cuisine. Combine the two and we get a sumptuous dish with a deliciously creamy texture that is easy to digest, along with being a beautiful accompaniment to a plethora of dishes.
A teatime snack made of bananas, coconut and a gentle spattering of cardamom and raisins and magnifies each of their individual flavours in a scrumptious amalgamation is the Unnakkaya. Its crispy exterior acts as the perfect shield for a sweet liquid mix inside that literally melts in your mouth after the first bite.
A snack savoured in the North Malabar region of Kerala, Chattipathiri is a layered dish which is one among the dishes used to break the fast during the holy month of Ramadan. This layered dish that resembles the lasagna is a sweet snack that is stuffed generously with raisins, nuts, and fruits and makes for a great dessert.
Sizzling hot Pazhampori or Banana Fritters are among the most loved evening snacks in Malayali households. The delicious and fresh banana, soaked in a silky crunchy batter, makes for an absolutely amazing and quick snack.
Journeys on trains and buses while soaking in the picturesque countryside or family gatherings around the porch, egg cutlets are the de facto companions recommended across households in God's Own Country. One gets the delicious egg wrapped in a wonderfully crisp brown exterior, with our very own twist to the delicacy elevating its taste completely.
Kerala Fish Cury is a spicy, flavorful and delicious tasting fish curry is one of the dish that almost all Keralites wishes to have for their lunch.
A dish with origins that can be traced back to Portugal, Fish Moilee is a spicy and delicious fish preparation that has fans world over. The Kerala version of this preparation has a creamy richness to it that will drown your taste buds in irresistible flavours.
Grilled Pomfret Fish or Meen Pollichathu, exclusive for the fish lovers, this is the best side dish that goes well with cooked rice.
Njandu Varattiyathu or crab roast is a tasty crab dish in tribal style.
Chemmeen Kari or Prawn Curry is one of the most delicious dishes the State has to offer with its perfect blend of rustic spices. A popular non-vegetarian tribal cuisine dish, we bring you the recipe and method of preparing Chemman Kari.
This spicy seafood snack is best to have with tea or coffee.
Masala Fried Fish is a non vegetarian dish.
Arikkadukka - a spicy seafood delicacy made of mussels of Kallummekkaya, is a popular side dish for lunch in the Malabar region.
Kappa and meen Curry, the anytime popular combination dish of Kerala.
Karimeen Pollichathu is the marinated pearl spot fish wrapped up in a banana leaf and steamed till it is done. And is best to have with steamed rice.
How about Prawns cooked with Chilli and Garlic - this spicy side dish is best to have with cooked rice or can be eaten separately as a starter.
A combination breakfast of Idli with Sambar and Chutney.
Chemmeen Muringakka Curry or Prawns in Drumstick Curry, a popular seafood dish best to have with cooked rice or biriyani.